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Video Made on a Mac: Production and Postproduction Using Apple Final Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite by Robbie Carman, Richard Harrington

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Chapter 9. Working with Photos

While it’s True that video is really just a bunch of pictures played back rapidly, it seems that still photos are making their way into video projects more frequently these days. What originated as a story-telling device for documentary producers has woven its way through all types of narratives.

There are lots of reasons for the increase of photos onscreen. As we transition to HD, many people need to rely on higher-resolution stills because archival video sources are of too low quality. Another factor is budget: Still photos are more plentiful than video footage and are often cheaper and easier to acquire. Whatever the reason you choose to integrate stills into your video, there are some important techniques and ...

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